Chinese Minor Information Session to be Held April 1

Come to Sage 4304 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Wednesday, April 1, to learn about Chinese Minor requirements, placement tests, and study abroad opportunities.

Cognitive Science Event Slated for April 1

From noon to 1:30 PM on Wednesday, April 1 in Sage 4101, Eva Hudlicka, of Psychometrix Associates and U. Mass.-Amherst, will present "Emotion Modeling: General Guidelines for Model Design and Modeling the Mechanisms of Emotion Effects on Cognition."

University Events Seeking Commencement Volunteers

University Events is currently seeking volunteers to assist with Commencement 2015 and the President's Picnic, both of which will be held on Saturday, May 30.

HR to Offer Professional Development Workshop, "Preventing Harassment"

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: HR, Gurley Bldg, 2nd Floor
Cost: Free
Description: This session will provide participants with an introduction to harassment prevention and the definition of what constitutes harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Participants will also heighten their sensitivity toward gender issues and other forms of harassment in order to promote effective working relationships. Registration is required.
Contact: Will Fahey



Third Annual "Anything That Floats Boat" Competition Slated

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Robison Pool
Cost: $10 registration fee per boat
Description: The RPI Relief, Mighty Waters Team is hosting the 3rd Annual "Anything that Floats" Boat Competition! The funds raised during this year's competition will be distributed to the local fire departments and rescue squads along the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers around Troy.
Contact: Community Service - DOSO



Sig Ep, Crew to Sponsor American Red Cross Blood Drive

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: Mueller Center
Cost: Just a pint of blood!
Description: Sponsors Sigma Phi Epsilon and the Crew Team are currently recruiting participants for this American Red Cross Blood Drive! Donors can give a pint of blood every 56 days, or double red cells every 112 days. To donate, you can register online or with the sponsors, or call the DOSO office. Walk-ins are also always welcome!
Contact: Dean of Students Office



Dr. Marianne Jahre to Speak at C&EE Seminar

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: JEC 3117
Description: Dr. Marianne Jahre -- Professor of Logistics at Lund University and BI Norwegian Business School, and Visiting Researcher at MIT Humanitarian Response Lab from 2014-15 -- will present "Engaged Scholarship – Doing Research with Red Cross." Starting with a study of International Federation Red Cross Red Crescent Society's changing logistics strategy and structure after the Asian Pacific Tsunami in 2005, Dr. Jahre will present research done together with the IFRC logistics department.
Contact: Civil and Environmental Engineering


Interactive Demo Day Scheduled for April 15

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 3:55 PM - 6:25 PM
Where: EMPAC
Description: This free event is presented each semester by Rensselaer's Department of Communication + Media to showcase recent student and faculty interactive work to industry and campus partners, the on-campus Rensselaer community, and the public. Come, interact, and test-drive the next great innovations in mobile apps, digital design, wearable computing and more at Interactive Demo Day!
Contact: School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences


CBE 2015 Spring Seminar Series Continues April 15

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Ricketts 211
Description: The Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering presents the Michael M. Abbott Lecture Series, featuring a presentation by Dr. Jay D. Keasling of the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley. All are welcome to attend!
Contact: Lee Vilardi


Dept of Earth and Environmental Sciences Schedules April 15 Seminar

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 4:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Where: Jonsson Rowland Science Center 3W13
Description: Mea Cook from Williams College will present a lecture entitled "Productivity and circulation in the subartic Pacific during the last deglaciation"
Contact: Earth & Environmental Sciences